5 Days Left to Enter the Young Inventor Challenge
Hosted by People of Play
The Young Inventor Challenge inspires creativity within the youth of the toy and game industry by providing mentorship and professional guidance.The deadline for entries is October 31st.
CHICAGO, IL - October 26, 2021 -- The Young Inventor Challenge (YIC) creates a space for young inventors to create, present and connect with toy industry professionals. People of Play (POP) is accepting entries for five more days, closing on October 31st. Final entries are due on November 7th. The YIC is sponsored by Spin Master, Goliath, Mattel, HABA, New Key Pet, LLC, and Crazy Aaron’s.
The YIC is open to kids ages six to eighteen years old from around the world. Encouraging them to hone their entrepreneurial spirit and power of creativity to develop a one of a kind toy or game. The future of the toy industry truly lies in the heart of these young inventors. Past winning inventions can be found sitting on store shelves today.
CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE
“We can’t wait to see what other wild and wacky inventions these kids will dream up. Harnessing imagination and the drive to succeed starts at a young age - and these kids have the spark.” said Jazmine Daren, Co-Director of the Young Inventor Challenge. “Everyone involved in the Young INventor Challenge is constantly inspired by these kids, from the toy professionals, to the parents and teachers who cheered them on along the way.”
There is a $15 registration fee. The deadline for registering is October 31st and kids have until November 7 to complete their entries. Winners announced at a virtual Awards Ceremony on November 20th Each winner will receive a $250 prize package of toys and games - while two winners will be chosen for the following categories:
2020’s winning inventions can be viewed here. For more information, and Young Inventor Challenge resources, please visit https://www.chitag.com/yic.
About People of Play
People of Play (POP) celebrates and empowers toy and game innovation worldwide by providing educational opportunities, recognition and community for industry professionals, amateur inventors and people of all ages who love to play. People of Play oversees a number of events including the Chicago Toy & Game (CHITAG) Fair, the Toy & Game International Excellence (TAGIE) Awards, the Young Inventor Challenge, the New Inventor Conference, the Professional Inventors Conference, Play in Education Conference, the Bloom Report and the People of Play Foundation.
Press Contact: POP@BrilliantPRM.com
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